Homemade Oreos

These homemade Oreos aren’t the treats of childhood. These are intensely chocolate-y. Definitely a grown-up indulgence.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 10 M
  • 7

Mix-and-Match Thumbprint Cookies

Remember those thumbprint cookies your grandma use to make? They were the perfect spot-of-jam delivery system. These little darlings are no different. Well, a little different…

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 3

Chicken and Spice and Everything Nice

Dessert and dinner wrapped into one, this clever little recipe from Dorie Greenspan crumbles spice cookies into creme fraiche and cloaks chicken in it. Sugar and spice and everything nice.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 3

Fork-Mashed Potatoes

These fork-mashed spuds are indulgence defined with their easy execution, deceptively rich taste, and lack of bowls and beaters to clean.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Pistachio-Orange Cocktail Cookies

These savory-sweet cocktail cookies are simple to make yet pack a wallop of flavor. Set them out as a pre-dinner nibble when you want something fetching.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4

Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Pecorino, and Prosciutto

Hate Brussels sprouts? Well, hate them no more. Here shaved sprouts are tossed with thin slices of pecorino and prosciutto and dressed with lemon and oil.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Southern Corn Sticks

These corn bread batons bake up crisp on the outside, with a fine crumb on the inside, and ready to sop up as much butter or gravy as you wish.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 14

Gluten-Free Banana Bread

All the usual suspects—butter, sugar, eggs, nuts, and, natch, bananas–are here, save for gluten. Honestly? We were so tempted by the loaf’s taste and texture, we didn’t even miss it.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 43

Romesco Sauce

Some consider this Catalan classic to be the great Spanish acquisition considering how it’s so very versatile (and vegetarian).

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 17

Cauliflower-Bacon Gratin

This cauliflower gratin recipe from Dorie Greenspan is French comfort food, yet it wouldn’t be out of place on a distinctly American Thanksgiving table.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

Dandelion Greens and Garlic Cooked in Duck Fat

This recipe for dandelion greens sauteed in duck fat is a definite Weeknight Winner™ around LC. Use any sturdy greens if you’re not a dandelion dandy.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 2

Caramel Popcorn

A baseball classic. Although our take on classic caramel corn is somewhat more delicate and buttery than the stale sort found at the ball park–and won’t last longer than an inning.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 10

Purple Plum Torte

Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 26

David Eyre’s Pancake

Also called a Dutch baby, this pancake makes for a dramatic-looking breakfast and dessert. Baked in the oven, the pancake poufs up—toasty and high. Ahhh!

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6
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